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Lacey is afraid to death that standing up for the school "freak" will destroy her popularity. Gene, mocked one time too many, heads for class with a loaded rifle. High school can be a war zone of popularity and persecution, where no one really looks at the kids on the fringe. In this powerful and timely collection, some of today's most acclaimed authors bring to life eleven stories of outsiders facing the constant struggle of hate and acceptance.

Synopsis:

High school can be a war zone of popularity and persecution, where no one really looks at the kids on the fringe. In this powerful and timely collection, some of today's most acclaimed authors bring to life eleven stories of outsiders facing the constant struggle of hate and acceptance.

About the Author

Donald R. Gallo, a former junior high school English teacher, lives in Solon, Ohio.

Table of Contents

On the Fringe Acknowledgments

Introduction

Greeks Bearing Gifts

Ron Koertge

Great Expectations

M. E. Kerr

Shortcut

Nancy Werlin

Through a Window

Angela Johnson

Muzak for Prozac

Jack Gantos

Standing on the Roof Naked

Francess Lantz

Mrs. Noonan

Graham Salisbury

WWJD

Will Weaver

Satyagraha

Alden R. Carter

A Letter from the Fringe

Joan Bauer

Guns for Geeks

Chris Crutcher

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780142500262
Editor:
Gallo, Donald R.
Author:
Carter, Alden R.
Author:
Various
Author:
Gallo, Donald R.
Publisher:
Speak
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Schools
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
High schools
Subject:
Situations / Adolescence
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
MM Picture Book
Series Volume:
723.
Publication Date:
20030331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
7.00x9.76x.65 in. .34 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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